Kris Kobach

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8:00 pm
Mon November 10, 2014

Kobach pushes for power to prosecute voter fraud

Kris Kobach during his victory speech this week.
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Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he’ll keep pushing for the power to prosecute voter fraud cases reported Stephen Koranda for Kansas Public Radio.

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Kansas Election 2014
8:00 pm
Wed October 29, 2014

Kansas Secretary of State race is neck and neck

Republican Kris Kobach (L) seeks a second term as Kansas Secretary of State. Democratic challenger Jean Schodorf (R) hopes to unseat him.
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Recent polls seem to say the race for the office of Kansas Secretary of State is tighter-than-expected.  Incumbent Republican Kris Kobach is leading Democratic challenger, Jean Schodorf but only by single digits.  Kansas Public Radio’s J. Schafer talked to both of these candidates.

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Kansas Election 2014
8:00 pm
Tue October 7, 2014

Surveys says-- Kansas high profile races are very close

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Survey results are in, Kansas says the two highest profile races in the election are very close according to a recent press release. Fort Hays State University’s Docking Institute of Public Affairs recently completed Kansas Speaks Survey 2014.

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Kansas State Government
8:00 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Judge orders federal commission to add Kansas and Arizona voting requirements

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A Wichita judge ordered the Election Assistance Commission to enforce Kansas and Arizona laws requiring additional documents to prove citizenship for new voters reported the Wichita Eagle.

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Kansas State Government
8:00 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Kobach Voter Registration Update: Kansas Birth Certificate Comparison Reduces Number of Ineligible

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Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach recently said comparing voter registration applications against Kansas birth certificates reduced the backlog of registrants whose voting rights are on hold because they don’t meet the new proof of citizenship requirement according to the Wichita Eagle.

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Kansas Election 2014
8:00 pm
Wed January 22, 2014

Kobach Leads The Fundraising Race for Kansas Secretary of State

Jean Schodorf, left and Kris Kobach, right.
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Campaign finance records show Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach has fundraised more than twice the amount of Democratic challenger Jean Schodorf according to the Wichita Eagle.

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Government and Politics
8:00 pm
Tue December 24, 2013

Watch out Kobach, Schodorf’s in the Race

Jean Schodorf
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The office of state secretary is usually a quiet position, operating under the theory that no publicity is good.  Kansas secretary of state Kris Kobach has turned that philosophy on its ear.  Kobach is the outspoken lightning rod that has worked to reform voter registration in Kansas, and helped Arizona and Alabama write laws to crack down on illegal immigration reported Brad Cooper for the Kansas City Star.  That’s gotten him national attention.

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Gun Control
8:00 pm
Tue December 3, 2013

Kansas Attorney General Says Guns Are Allowed in Some Polling Places

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Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt recently advised state election officials that guns will have to be allowed in some polling places, but can be banned in others reported Dion Lefler for the Wichita Eagle.

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Kansas, Texas, and Arizona
8:00 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

State or Federal Government: Who Defines Voting Requirements? The Legal Posturing Continues

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  Kansas and Arizona

Kris Kobach, Kansas Secretary of State, and Ken Bennett, Arizona Secretary of State, are joining forces to save laws requiring proof of citizenship when registering to vote reported the Wichita Eagle

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State Government
8:00 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Will Kansas Move to a Two-Class System for Voters?

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As legislators gather this fall to rewrite the Hard 50 sentencing law, Wichita Democrats may try to amend the proof-of-citizenship voter registration law according to a recent article in the Wichita Eagle.

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